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Your central location for online learning and education surrounding all aspects of tissue donation, tissue banking, research and transplantation.

Individual Annual Subscription

Take advantage of the AATB Annual Subscription providing individual access to the entire year of educational programming

With the Webinar Subscription Program, you can now have year-round access to subject matter experts and industry-leading education delivered right to your desk, conference room or smart phone. 

Start Learning More Throughout the Year. The Webinar Subscription Program gives you and your entire company access to more than 40 60-minute webinars a year and addresses key areas such as FDA inspections, surgical application, marketing trends and regulatory pathways. This content has been developed to support the diverse roles and experiences levels of this tissue community. 

What's Included in the Subscription

  • Access to 40+ live presentation
  • Recorded, on-demand access to each program
  • Educational credits including CTBS, CEBT, RN and more!
  • Virtual Auditing for Good Tissue Practice (GTP) Compliance

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This session provides an overview virtual and remote auditing.

    Every organization working in the FDA regulated industry has been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This tragic situation has exposed the vulnerability of the global supply chain and the lack of emphasis placed on contingency planning.

     This webinar will focus on Virtual Auditing for Good Tissue Practice (GTP) Compliance, with a focus on the risks, opportunities, challenges, techniques, and best practices for performing virtual internal and supplier audits.

    Mark Durivage, RAC, CQA, CTBS

    Mark Allen Durivage has worked as a practitioner, educator, consultant, and author. He is Managing Principal Consultant at Quality Systems Compliance LLC, an ASQ Fellow, and holds several certifications including; CTBS, RAC, and CQA He has written several books available through ASQ Quality Press, and written articles in Quality Magazine, Quality Progress, GxP Lifeline,  and Life Science Connect.

  • FDA Inspections: What to Expect, How to Prepare, and an Audit of Recent Findings

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This presentation given by FDA ORA and CBER staff will provide information on what you can expect to occur during FDA inspections and how to prepare your staff and facility to be ready for FDA inspections. It will also include discussion of common observations (findings) and resulting compliance actions from FDA inspections conducted in the past couple of years.

    This presentation given by FDA ORA and CBER staff will provide information on what you can expect to occur during FDA inspections and how to prepare your staff and facility to be ready for FDA inspections. It will also include discussion of common observations (findings) and resulting compliance actions from FDA inspections conducted in the past couple of years.

  • Tissue Distribution Intermediaries: What Do They Do?

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This presentation describes Tissue Distribution Intermediaries and the role they play in the Tissue Banking industry. It provides an overview of the benefit of partnering with a TDI and the inventory and quality management systems that must be in place to ensure successful placements of donated gifts.


    Erin Becker, BS, CTBS, CMQ/OE (ASQ)

    Director of Quality

    • Erin has been working as a Tissue Banking professional since 2001 with experience in Recovery, Processing, Distribution, and Quality Control/Quality Assurance.    Erin became a certified Tissue Banking Specialist in 2006, obtained her Bachelor of Science in 2010 while working as a fulltime Recovery Team Leader, and recently became a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.  Currently, she is the Director of Quality for Parametrics Medical in Leander, TX responsible for the quality management system and regulatory compliance.  Erin is an active member of the AATB Quality Council.

  • Clinical Application and Marketing Trends

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, we will review current trends in marketing and clinical review of allografts.

    In this session, we will review current trends in marketing and clinical review of allografts. 

    Loren Deren, CTBS

    Vice President of Regenerative Medicine & Orthobiologics, Instructor, Medical Sales College

    Loren has over 15 years of demonstrated experience in the Medical Device and Biopharmaceutical markets.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science/Atmospheric Dynamics from the University of Delaware in 1996.  Loren began her career in the medical sales industry at Schering-Plough in 2001 where she spent 9 years working in the anti-infective and cardiovascular markets.  From 2011 to 2017, Loren worked for Orthofix and Nutech Medical where she managed and lead all Biologics business activities in 13 states, including on-boarding distributors, distributor sales performance, sales force training, and taking on the role of being the front-line biologics clinical specialist in the Northeast for the entire Biologics portfolio.  She has conducted many educational programs to advance representatives and surgeons on clinical knowledge and application of biologics, including evening speaking engagements. Loren joined Medical Sales College as the Vice President of Regenerative Medicine Education in December of 2017.  She is instrumental in expanding the Regenerative Medicine & Orthobiologics program, as well as provide chief instruction in these courses.  Loren earned her CTBS certification in Oct 2018.

  • NAT & Serology Testing: A Detailed Review

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this presentation, we will build upon past AATB webinar lectures to provide an advanced review of infectious disease testing and screening methods.

    In this presentation, we will build upon past AATB webinar lectures to provide an advanced review of infectious disease testing and screening methods. 

    Rod Hale, MS

    Director of Laboratory Operations

    Rod Hale, Director Laboratory Operations at VRL-Eurofins – graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University in 1992 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Biology. In 1997 he earned his Masters of Science in Medical and Molecular Genetics from Indiana University. He has 20 years’ experience in the Human Cell & Tissue Product (HCT/P) industry. The first 12 years were spent at Laboratories At Bonfils, (which became LABS, Inc.). Rod performed various immunological and molecular tests for the screening of eye, tissue, organ and other transplant donors, eventually becoming the manager of the Infectious Disease department, where he successfully implemented and oversaw the testing logistics that enabled the small regional lab to achieve nationwide growth. In 2010 he helped start-up the human-screening division of VRL, which has recently merged with LABS, Inc. to become the leader in HCT/P screening.

  • NADO Storage and Distribution

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar will review some requirements for storage of non-transplant tissues, depict some storage methods and arrangements of different accredited NADOs, and provide examples of non-transplant tissue distribution and research endeavors.

    This webinar will review some requirements for storage of non-transplant tissues, depict some storage methods and arrangements of different accredited NADOs, and provide examples of non-transplant tissue distribution and research endeavors.

  • Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular or Tissue-Based Products (HCT/Ps): Regulatory and Guidance Overview Update

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This presentation will provide an update on applicable FDA regulations and guidance documents for HCT/Ps, including updates on the related Agency activities.

    This presentation will provide an update on applicable FDA regulations and guidance documents for HCT/Ps, including updates on the related Agency activities.

  • Conducting the DRAI with a Grieving Family: Do Your Coordinators Understand Grief Concepts?

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, we will review basic concepts of grief and trauma with approaches to supporting families during such difficult times.

    In this session, we will review basic concepts of grief and trauma with approaches to supporting families during such difficult times. Completing a risk assessment interview can be difficult during times of trauma, are your staff prepared?

  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Reducing Division Throughout Your Divisions

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, we will review ideas and concepts surrounding breaking down silos in modern tissue banking and OPO organizational structure.

    In this session, we will review ideas and concepts surrounding breaking down silos in modern tissue banking and OPO organizational structure. 

  • 3D Medical Printing in Reconstructive Procedures

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/29/2020 at 8:30 PM (EDT)

    In this session, we will review practices in 3D printing for reconstructive procedures from the perspective of an orthopedic surgeon.

    In this session, we will review practices in 3D printing for reconstructive procedures from the perspective of an orthopedic surgeon. 

    Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA, FAOA

    Co-Chief Foot and Ankle Division Professor at Duke University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Partner, North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic Adjunct Faculty, Fuqua Business School

    Dr. Parekh’s research and clinical interests include 3D printing of bones, total ankle replacements, foot and ankle injuries of athletes, minimally invasive foot and ankle trauma surgery, tendon injuries of the foot and ankle, and the adoption and development of novel technologies in foot and ankle surgery. He has been an active speaker at regional, national, and international meetings, helping to teach other orthopaedic surgeons about best practices and novel techniques for the care of foot and ankle patients.

    In January of 2010, Dr. Parekh and his wife organized and established the only orthopaedic foot and ankle conference dedicated to foot and ankle surgery in India. The meeting was held in Mumbai. An international faculty, including four US surgeons, accompanied Dr. Parekh. These US surgeons were able to operate on needy patients in India while teaching over 100 Indian orthopaedic surgeons different techniques in foot and ankle surgery. This has become an annual tradition for the Parekhs in India.

    Dr. Parekh’s personal website is www.seleneparekhmd.com. At this website, you will find patient friendly animations and educational materials. Dr. Parekh blogs on orthopaedic injuries of high profile athletes. You can read this on his website and follow his blog on @seleneparekhmd.

    Dr. Parekh has worked closely with industry partners to develop and improve many innovative products, instruments, and devices currently used in orthopaedics.

    Dr. Parekh has been recognized as one of North Carolina’s Best Doctors annually since 2009.